PHOTOS/VIDEO: The Government Public Relation Department Region 5
An incinerator caught fire on Koh Samui, off the coast of Surat Thani last night.
“That’s what incinerators are meant to do,” we hear you cry. But this one was totally out of control destroying the entire structure.
The Government Public Relation Department Region 5 reports that the fire started at the incinerator at 6pm last night. The fire spread across the facility, an area of 50 x 100 metres.
Seven fire units along with five water trucks arrived at the scene. Fire fighters took about four hours to get the fire under control.
Surat Thani Governor Wichawut Jintoe inspected the scene last night. No deaths or injuries were reported.
At this stage it is believed that the fire might have started from a combination of hot weather, festering garbage and the strong winds.
Forensic Police are on location today to investigate the cause of the big fire.
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